Childbirth and Children. ioi
example of higher races will make the Dyak ashamed of his comparatively idle life, while his weaker partner labours like a beast of burden. As his wants become increased and his tastes refined, the women will have more household duties to attend to, and will then cease to labour in the fieldaa change which has already to a great extent taken place in the allied Malay, Japanese, and Bugies tribes. Population will then certainly increase more rapidly, improved system of agriculture and some division of labour will become necessary in order to provide the means of existence, and a more complicated social state will take the place of the simple conditions of society which now obtain among them." (i. 144.)
Cylindrical Basket of Plaited Coloured Ratan
Strengthened by four uprights, two being carved. Square bottom. Cowrie shells along top ; two boars' tusks and a Chinese celadon snuff bottle and a series of brass aigrettes hang from centre. Shoulder straps are attached and also a small bambu box containing pointed bambu sticks (calthrops). Height 15J inches.